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». Tbe amal monthly meeting of tbe Upper lishbnrton Kotid Board was held In the Board's Offioo, Tinw&ld, on Monday. Pri'Bi n ( : M^sars MoLean (Oi)»lrraan), El-irpcr, Stitt, and Otirupbell. COURK POJVDBNOS The following corroapondftnog wai read: —(1) From Minister of Public Works, inform ug tun Board thai m pureuanoa of ibe decJßlon of tho G >veromont to abolish tho Fubllo Worka Ddp^rtmout a\ the dopirtmotital work ia oouatction with road undertakings will In future be performed by the Ocown Lands Dopsvtoaent, and all communloitlona bn forwarded to tbe Hon, the Minister for Linda — (2) From Mr A Nordstrom app'ylng for a least; of RS. J423. The Board deoided to lot him the reaerv-j from year to year. — (3) From District Survey Office, stating tha on the Chief Surveyor's return, from the country the matter of the road the Bjard hid applied to havo laid off wonld be put before him. — (4) From the Property Tax Commissioner, utatlng that a voooher for payment of £5 3a 5 1 hid bean sent off to the TroMary for rates on Crown Linda. — (5) From tho Auditor General, taking that the iam of £1 13s 4d be p»ld into the pablio ftooouot for nndtttng tbe Bond's aoaouais for the year 1888. Resolved that the amount be paid. A letter wna also received signed by » number of ratepayers ask ng that the crossing ovor tbo railway line at Mr Htymiu'a house, near Wlnslow, bo removed to opposite aootlon 20818, Rosolved that the Clerk forward the lettor to the Railway aathortties, and state that the Board reoommonded that tha orosilng be removed. olkbk's bkpobt. The Clerk's report was read and adopted. MIBOBLLiKBOUS. Tt was dooided to huve the b!g atones ploked off the Alford F.trest and Winchmore roads from the Town Bait to above the Wloohmore Horaeftead. In regard to the formation of a portion of Cross street, Allentcn, and maklug ford opposite the Woollen Faotory where the Farm Road j >lns A'ford Forest road whloh question wore held over from last meeting It was deoided that Mr Campbell, member for the Ward, and the Clerk report at next mooting. Aooounts amounting to £27 12* 3d were passed for payment and tbe Bjard adjourned.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2075, 28 February 1889

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UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2075, 28 February 1889